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Cover for The way forward for nutrition-driven agriculture.

This chapter offers insights on how to move a nutrition-driven agriculture forward in the coming years. It highlights the importance of starting with clear nutrition goals, moving beyond staples, including the minimum package in any intervention, preparing for unintended consequences, capitalizing...

Author(s)
Fan ShengGen; Yosef, S.; Pandya-Lorch, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Seizing the momentum to reshape agriculture for nutrition.

This chapter introduces the conceptual links between agriculture and nutrition and reviews recent policy developments addressing agriculture and nutrition both directly and indirectly. The latest evidence base regarding the links between agriculture and nutrition is also reviewed. Initiatives to...

Author(s)
Fan ShengGen; Yosef, S.; Pandya-Lorch, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Moving towards nutrition-sensitive agriculture strategies and programming in Ethiopia.

This chapter begins with a discussion of Ethiopia's various nutrition-related indicators, which show the persistence of child and adult malnutrition, despite some progress. It then discusses the major programmes and policies that have been launched during the past two decades within the nutrition...

Author(s)
Anne Bossuyt
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Unraveling India's Malnutrition dilemma - a path toward nutrition-sensitive agriculture.

This chapter makes the case for India to shift to a nutrition-focused agricultural sector that goes beyond staple grain productivity to emphasize the production and consumption of micronutrient-rich foods. The chapter first reviews the nutrition trends in India, characterized by slow progress in...

Author(s)
Prabhu Pingali; Abraham, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agriculture for improved nutrition: seizing the momentum.

This book highlights the important links between agriculture and nutrition, both direct and indirect, both theoretical and practical. It explores these relationships through various frameworks, such as value chains, programmes and policies, as well as through diverse perspectives, such as gender....

Author(s)
Fan, S.; Yosef, S.; Pandya-Lorch, R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book
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Cover for Reshaping agriculture to reduce obesity.

This chapter provides an overview of the global burden of the growing obesity epidemic and reviews regional trends in macronutrient availability. It then presents drivers of food overconsumption and explains the likely contribution of agriculture to the growing obesity epidemic in low- and...

Author(s)
Ecker, O.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New evidence on nutrition-sensitive agricultural programs.

This chapter summarizes key findings from recent reviews of evidence of the nutritional impacts of agricultural development programmes. It focuses on findings from impact evaluations of different types of nutrition-sensitive agricultural programmes, including biofortification, homestead food...

Author(s)
Ruel, M. T.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Safety nets for agriculture and nutrition.

Designing effective programmes with safety net, agriculture, and nutrition components raises challenges for coordinating service delivery across these sectors in order to determine how transfers and agriculture will work together to improve nutrition. This chapter explores the potential for such a...

Author(s)
Gilligan, D. O.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How can businesses operating in the food system accelerate improvements in nutrition?

This chapter outlines some of the actions that businesses within food systems can take to improve nutrition outcomes and what governments and civil society can do to incentivize them to do so. There are three sets of actions to get businesses to do more to improve nutrition status: (i) creating...

Author(s)
Haddad, L.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Governance and leadership in agri-food systems and nutrition.

This chapter first reviews the relationship between governance systems and processes (at various levels) and the nutrition sensitivity of agri-food systems, before reviewing the role of leadership in orienting such systems toward nutrition goals.

Author(s)
Gillespie, S.; Nisbett, N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
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